Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Hurricane Irma in Antilles Islands (2017-09-05)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-05 10:08:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-09-06 13:00:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a powerful category five storm as warnings have been issued for several Caribbean islands. The hurricane had sustained winds of up to 280km/h. Irma is projected to hit the islands, causing storm surges, life-threatening winds and torrential rain.

Reference maps produced: 5 Delineation maps produced: 5 Grading maps produced: 8

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Hurricane Irma in Antilles Islands (2017-09-05). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-09-05
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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Geographic bounding box

18.126473312° N, -61.2840452875° E, 16.3075268923° S, -63.1532576712° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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